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The Fiddlers Elbow

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Main Street, Carrickmacross, Ireland
+353 42 966 3863
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: The Fiddlers Elbow, located in the centre of Carrickmacross town. The bar...
The Fiddlers Elbow, located in the centre of Carrickmacross town. The bar, restaurant and nightclub is owned by the Mc Eneaney Family and has undergone major refurbishment in the past few years. A family run business which prides itself on creating a warm, homely atmosphere with genuine hospitality and an assurance of our utmost attention to your personal requirements. The Fiddlers Elbow offer carvery Lunch from €10 12pm - 3pm Daily, and a Superbly priced Bistro Menu from 3pm to late!!2 course Midweek Special for only €19.95 and a 4 course Weekend Special Menu for only €27.50. The Fiddlers Elbow also offers exclusive function/conference suites to suit your needs.
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  • 20
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  • 4
    Average
  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Highly recommend for a special occassion

Had my daughters holy communion here on sat 23rd may. Fabulous meal excellent service, very friendly and helpful staff.i would have no problem recommending the fiddlers to anyone,

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
Shirleykerr
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Dublin, Ireland
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  • Large groups
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155 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Dublin, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Had my daughters holy communion here on sat 23rd may. Fabulous meal excellent service, very friendly and helpful staff.i would have no problem recommending the fiddlers to anyone,

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spilsby
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

My husband and myself visited the Fiddlers Elbow last Saturday night and had a fabulous meal .The meal was great from starters right through to the Irish coffee.The staff are are friendly and attentive.Great value for money .We will eat here again when we have the chance.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

Just finished a fabulous lunch in Fiddlers Elbow Carrickmacross. This is our favourite place to have anything from a coffee to full three course meal, Karl the manager is always smiling and welcoming,Kate is the best waitress and helpful person you could meet and nothing is a problem for her and Joe the chef is a lovely guy again nothing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Our party of five's first dinner in Ireland proved to be a fabulous success! The cordial greeting, attentive servers and excellent food combined to provide an experience we will long remember.

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Fiddlers B, Manager at The Fiddlers Elbow, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful comments, we're very pleased you had an excellent start at The Fiddlers to your holiday in Ireland and we wish you well with your journey on exploring this beautiful country. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015 via mobile

we went to the Fiddlers for my daughters communion and it was just amazing! From the moment I booked it months ago to the time we arrived to the restaurant they could not do enough for us. The bouncy castle, candy card, excellent service from Karl, Una, Cathal and Joan, the way the kids were treated etc was brilliant. I... More 

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Fiddlers B, Manager at The Fiddlers Elbow, responded to this review

Thank you Orla for your wonderful comments. It's very important to us that the children are looked after on their special day and kept entertained as they are the V.I.P.'s! This also takes the pressure off the parents and family so allowing everybody to relax and also enjoy the day. We look forward to welcoming you back soon and please... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015 via mobile

Just had 1st holy communion in the fiddlers elbow excellent food great service and brilliant facility's for the kids afterwards..... again highly recommended

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Fiddlers B, Manager at The Fiddlers Elbow, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review, we have had fantastic feedback with regards to our Communion/Confirmation packages this year and we are delighted that you and your family had an enjoyable day with us. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. More 

Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Top class food, well presented and plenty of it. Karl and the staff were super; helpful, friendly and efficient. I'd have no hesitation in recommending the Fiddler's Elbow to anyone visiting the area. We'll be back!!

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Fiddlers B, Manager at The Fiddlers Elbow, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a comment. It was a pleasure looking after you for the evening and we most certainly look forward to welcoming you back. More 

1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

What a great find! Wonderfully warm, inviting and courteous staff. Food is great to boot! Definite must stop for dinner when near by!

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Fiddlers B, Manager at The Fiddlers Elbow, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. Now that you know we're we are, please join us again whether it's for a quick drink or a more relaxed bite to eat, either way you'll be very welcome. More 

County Dublin, Ireland
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Went for Sunday lunch with my family and left feeling totally ripped off. 7 euro for a child's portion of sausage and chip. Portion sizes are poor and service is a shambles. NEVER AGAIN

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Fiddlers B, Manager at The Fiddlers Elbow, responded to this review

It's with disappointment that I read your first trip advisor review on your experience with us. As much as we always enjoy to hear the good reviews, we also look into and act if necessary on any genuine criticisms, as we are continually aiming to improve our business. Please feel free to contact one of our management team on 042... More 

Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Out first meal when we arrived in Ireland and we were not disappointed. The service was excellent and the food great. We loved the ambience inside the restaurant also.

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Fiddlers B, Manager at The Fiddlers Elbow, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, we're delighted you made The Fiddlers your first stop in Ireland and enjoyed it so much. I hope the rest of your holiday is also an experience you won't forget. More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Main Street, Carrickmacross, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  County Monaghan  >  Carrickmacross
  • Phone Number: +353 42 966 3863

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 32
  • Cuisine: European

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups

Description

The Fiddlers Elbow, located in the centre of Carrickmacross town. The bar, restaurant and nightclub is owned by the Mc Eneaney Family and has undergone major refurbishment in the past few years. A family run business which prides itself on creating a warm, homely atmosphere with genuine hospitality and an assurance of our utmost attention to your personal requirements. The Fiddlers Elbow offer carvery Lunch from €10 12pm - 3pm Daily, and a Superbly priced Bistro Menu from 3pm to late!!2 course Midweek Special for only €19.95 and a 4 course Weekend Special Menu for only €27.50. The Fiddlers Elbow also offers exclusive function/conference suites to suit your needs.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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